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Red Shoes Art Installation with Mexican Artist, Elina Chauvet

Red Shoes Art Installation with Mexican Artist, Elina Chauvet

Date and Time

Saturday, October 21, 2017
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Location

  • DeVos Center

Description

This is the creation of visual artist Elina Chauvet, it is dedicated to the women who have suffered gender violence. It is a call for conscience and solidarity before a growing violence situation and concern for women, girls and teenagers who are still disappearing and are being murdered before the indifferent eyes of the authorities. This piece has its roots in Cuidad Juarez, Chihuahua Mexico. The 20th of August 2009 as a march of 33 murdered or missing women made visible by the Red Shoes, and which will be joined by people from other countries until its return to its point of origin as a great march of solidarity and respect with women and new generations. (Mexico, Argentina, Italy, Spain, Norway, Brazil, United States, United Kingdom).

Contact

Dr. Zulema Moret

Professor
Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Grand Valley State University

B-2-242 Mackinaw

I Campus Drive

Allendale, MI 49401

Tel.: 616-331-2286

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